How to Improve Massively At Drawing Across 12 Months

  If you follow the steps below, you will be surprised by what you can do by the end of 2021. That’s a big promise but I think you’ll agree by the end it’s reasonable. We are going to make a monthly plan and I’m going to show you the things to put into your […]

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12 Ways CONFIDENCE will transform your artwork

  What if you were the same artist, same experience and skill level, but just with loads more confidence. Would your work turn out better? Does confidence itself add something? I’m going to argue it does, and then tell you how to get it. First here are 17 ways confidence itself adds to your drawings […]

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Simplifying References First = Better Practice

  We are going to create 4 exercises to train different skills. The first is a straight forward simplification of the pose. The second is posterising the image to simplify the values. The third is combining those two types of simplification and the fourth is exaggerating the pose, which is hard to do and this […]

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You’ve been avoiding something. What is it

On the one hand you fight a global pandemic, save the world, save lives, and at the same time, work on your drawing skills and become the artist that you always wanted to be. That’s what we’re gonna figure out how to do today, and it starts with a question, what is the skillset that […]

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The Truth About Art Motivation

Below is a partial transcript of this video: Now I don’t need motivation to draw more – I just want to draw all the time, try to stop me. But there was a time where no strategy or great plan would’ve got me to practice regularly. I wasn’t motivated. I was frustrated, and I felt […]

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Train Your Brain: Powerful Gesture Drawing Exercise

Today we’re going to go through a powerful exercise designed to build your gesture skills, test your knowledge of the figure, build your brain’s visual memory and your ability to draw from imagination. So it’s useful for a lot of things. There’s a video version and an article version below that: We’ve teamed up with Simon […]

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You are your own art teacher. Are you a good one?

I’ve had that deep desire to create artwork my whole life. But it’s been so difficult, especially drawing people. This whole channel is designed to help with that if you feel that too. I used to just love drawing as a kid. I drew this comic, with the x-men plus not one but two new […]

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An Epic Story of Art Progression

    You arrive in Artlandia with nothing, no abilities just passion. You pitch a tent to live in Line City, on Messy Lines Lane. Around this civilised area of the map is this sprawling jungle. It’s so wild it’s uncharted, the map is just grey.  But within that jungle, there’s little pockets that have […]

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Top 5 figure drawing progression tips with Simon Luty

How did Simon Luty learn to combine gesture, structure, volume, and an expressive and creative style? He has 5 tips for you if you are also learning to draw figures. In my meanderings around Instagram I came across a really good artist. He has managed to build up a variety of skills to a high […]

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